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Let’s Create A Sporting Chance for Skills and Apprenticeships Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022

As the British sociologist Anthony Giddens once said, “Dr Martin Luther King did not stir his audience in 1963 by saying, ‘I have a nightmare’”. Indeed, if this most recent of times has shown us anything, we need to dream big. To make the audacious claim; to try and be more than what we perceive we are.


VTCT (@VTCT_uk) and iTEC (@ITECWorld) have appointed a new Chair and Vice-Chair for their board of trustees The new Chair is Jenny Sworder, who was the previous Vice-Chair and has served 7 years as a trustee on the board. The new Vice-Chair is Isabel Sutcliffe, who has been on the board since February 2016. Jenny, who has been actively involved in the Beauty and Retail Industry for over 20 years, most recently as a Board Director and managing director at a number of Fenwick’s stores. She has also served in a voluntary capacity in industry bodies as Chair of the Fragrance Foundation UK, and Deputy Chair of Cosmetics Executive Women UK. She takes over from Professor Dr Chris Laws. Chris is an honorary life Vice-President of the European Union of Physical Education and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Royal Society of Medicine retires after 10 years dedicated, voluntary service as a trustee and Chair to VTCT.

Infection Prevention Qualifications launched by VTCT

@VTCT_uk - Qualification Enhancement for Exceptional Times In order to help embed best practice and assist with building the confidence of both our centres, learners and their clients on how to “return back” safely, VTCT will from next week release six new Infection Prevention qualifications, which will become a pre-requisite on all VTCT and ITEC qualifications from 1st August 2020 onwards.


VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust), market-leading specialist awarding organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications, has announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees.

Dame Louise Ellman MP visits The City of Liverpool College

Dame Louise Ellman MP visited The City of Liverpool College’s Duke Street Centre to meet Alan Woods OBE, Chief Executive of the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT), Elaine Bowker, Principal at the College, and the team that deliver VTCT’s technical qualifications and apprenticeships to learners in Riverside.

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